Bob was born and raised in Vancouver. He is a trial lawyer specializing in commercial and administrative litigation with an emphasis on environmental matters. He also has extensive experience in real estate and leasing litigation and serves as BC real estate litigation counsel for one of Canada’s major food retailers.
Bob also acts in employment and human rights tribunal matters and as counsel in the criminal courts for those charged with regulatory and commercial crime offences.
In his environmental law practice he has performed many environmental due diligence and compliance assessments of forestry, mining, fisheries and manufacturing businesses.
Bob is also Vice Chair of the Environmental Appeal Board, Vice Chair of the Forest Appeals Commission, and a member of the Oil and Gas Appeal Tribunal of British Columbia. In this capacity he has written numerous judgements on environmental, forestry and First Nations issues.
He has appeared as counsel in all levels of court in British Columbia and before various administrative tribunals.
Bob completed his second term as managing partner of MacKenzie Fujisawa in March 2020. His first term as managing partner was from 2006 through May of 2011.